Scotland the Bread is an innovative social business, owned by its members. With collaborators across the UK and beyond, we are part of a movement to democratise control of, and access to, healthy bread produced from home-grown grains, with the benefits shared fairly across society. To support this initiative, you are invited to:
- Become a member by buying shares
- Contact us about growing heritage grains.
- Enrol on a course and join a growing community of bakers making Bread For Good.
- Talk to us about your community bakery or social enterprise development.
- Become a supporter by paying an annual subscription — receive our newsletter and be the first to know about events, developments and products, including the new grain and flour, as soon as they are available.
- Bring your team or group for a tailored training programme.
Become a Member
Join the Community Benefit Society by buying shares before 31 August 2016.
Becoming a shareholder means that you can be actively involved with Bread For Good, take part in electing the Board of Directors, cast your vote at AGMs (one member one vote) and receive annual reports.
The first year’s subscription to the newsletter is also included in your membership.
You will be among the first to know about research developments, events and information — and have privileged access to the online shop for certified grains and freshly milled flour.
Become a Supporter
Your annual subscription of £25 will help us to pay for a bi-monthly newsletter and to keep supporters up to date with developments in the research, training and production of grain and flour.
As a supporter you will become part of a participatory plant breeding network and receive the newsletter by email. You will also have:
- first access to information on breeding programmes and growing trials
- invitations to farms to see grain breeding, selection and growing
- first access to newly developed varieties
- discounted direct online access to grain and flour for milling/baking
- first access to research findings on the nutritional benefits of Scotland The Bread grains
Donations to support our work are welcome.
Raising £30,000 from the issue of shares is our priority until the end of August 2016. If you want to contribute without becoming a shareholder of Bread For Good Community Benefit Society Ltd please donate through our shop.